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    September 2, 2012
    7:00 - 9:59am PDT  

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. a driver going the wrong way and through a red light causes several injuries this morning in oakland. >> plus isaac is gone. but evacuation orders are in place in the louisiana parrish. the dangers they are facing. hometown celebration gets
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underway for petaluma. how they will be honored in the north bay. >> good morning, welcome to "mornings on 2". it is sunday, september second, i am claudine wong. >> i am mike mibach. hope your holiday weekend is treating you great. we will check in with rosemary and dialing in a great forecast. >> good morning to you. huge boost in temperatures for the afternoon. five to 10 even 12 degrees of warming. highs are expected today. also bringing us patchy dense fog this morning and more sunshine in some case. we are starting off cooler as well. we will look at the current conditions and what you can expect today and into next week, coming up. traffic should be running smoothly on the kunbarton -- dunbarton bridge.
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allie? >> reporter: we checked in with the spokesperson of the bridge and she said everything is on schedule. we are on the newark side or the eastern span, you can see where they are doing the work. where the cranes are and where the scaffolding is is. that's where the work is taking place. this is video from caltrans, where they broke apart the bridge and broke away the concrete in the middle of the dunbarton, they will insert metal plates and allow the bridge to bend. it will give it flexibility in an earthquake and make it safer. cal tran crews will close the gap by inserting new plates. >> we are in the beginning of laying down the base plates. it as long operation that can take us into the middle of the day or the afternoon. then, there is well-being and concrete pours to set it. and beams that go on top of it. >> once all the plates are
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installed. they will pave and smooth over the gap so the drivers won't notice a thing. over the memorial day, they did the exact same work on the western span of the bridge. over the memorial day weekend, they finished the job early. coming up in a half hour. we will hear what the project spokeswoman has to say. allie rasmus, channel 2 news. alternate routes are being recommended. this is the san mateo bridge. they are open this weekend instead of the usual seven so you can make your way across the water. this is highway 237 to the south bay. this is the southern way and traffic is moving along just fine. they believe a hit and run accident was gang-related before 10:00 last night. they received a 911 call about
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a verbal dispute between several people on nunez driver and flicker avenue. they hit a 42-year-old woman and 32-year-old man. they arrested 23-year-old driver. the victims were taken to the hospital with nonlife threatening injuries. take a look at these pictures. a wrong way driver running a red light caused a crash that sheared off a fire hydrant. this is the area of 12th street and castro a vehicle making a legal turnpike sending the car over the curb and into the fire hydrant. they arrived on the scene to turn off the water. all the injuries are nonlife threatening. bay area police will be out in force looking for drivers who are under the influence. a thousand drivers may have been stopped at a checkpoint in richmond. one driver even had an open beer between his legs when he came through the checkpoint. he was also under the age of
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21. >> so the legal limit would then be a zero for the zero tolerance rules. any measurable amount would be a violation of dui law. the check points were in effect last night in south bay, oakland and san francisco. they are investigating two separate shootings including one that killed a man. that was at 30th street and martin luther king boulevard. they found a man suffering from one gunshot wound. he was pronounced dead at the scene. no arrests have been made. investigators are looking into a shooting on davis street. once the victim was taken to the hospital, he was in stable condition. religious leaders are praying for an end to the violence. they walked through the streets and including high crime areas and international boulevard. the community must stand
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together to keep the neighborhood safe. >> we all have the same purpose and the same goals. that's to bring our city back to where it used to be. the walk ended with a community festive where mayor jean quan and larry reed addressed the crowd. they want the food trucks to help the homeless. former supervise hour helps to stuff the truck with 12 to 14 homeless people. he directs the organization hope. and said it will provide better options that have liquor stores and fast food. they hope it will offer the homeless a viable way to make a living. a champion went into effect last month. the city is now offering panhandlers a small stipend to help with puppies. applicants will not be allowed to panhandle on the streets. they will be screened to be able they are sure they can care for a dog and they should
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live in supportive housing and not on the streets. more than a thousand people who live in louisiana's saint tammany parrish are concern bad a look on the pearl river. they ordered the evacuations and feared a look could fail due to flood waters from hurricane isaac. opening valves has relieved pressure on the lock but if it fails, there is a wave of 11 feet of water that could flood homes. the list is out for speakers at the democratic convention. some of the big names who will address the construction, the political heavyweight lending president obama a lending hand. today the city of petaluma will hold a celebration for the little league champs. the parade starts at walnut park. each player will ride in a convertible or hot rod car and it is a proclamation to the
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team. they can take pictures with a fundraising drive to help a little league team from uganka, hopefully, the weather today will cooperate for everyone lining the streets as they honor those 12-year-olds out there. it is gorgeous out there. put on the sun block. we will have sunshine. it will be in the upper 70s. for the second half of the day. waking up with patchy dense fog. we have a live look there at the he sunshine above the low clout deck and many of us waking up with sunshine this morning in which case we did not yesterday. san jose, and the inward areas. and if you are waking up with sunshine, chances are you are several degrees cooler than where we were yesterday morning at this hour. you can see the satellite giving awe view of the mostly clear skies. as we progress through today. you will notice the warm up in the neighborhood.
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five to 10 degrees expected by the second half. calm conditions around oakland and santa rosa santa rosa and the on shore breeze is clipped quite a bit. a lot of changes going on this morning. temperatures in the low 50s as well as napa. and into concourt, mid 50s and south bay. upper 40s in some cases along the peninsula. and a chilly start right along the coast. we will have the current temperatures coming up in a little bit. ridge of high pressure is building inn a creating the changes in addition to clearer skies out there this morning. little bit of fog that we do have is compressed. and the sinking air is pushing it closer to the ground. we have the patchy dense fog. it is down to a quarter mile. along some of the bridges. and over parts of the north bay. and napa reporting visibility down to a half mile. you can find it on the coastline as well. it is a quicker burnoff and the change in the weather pattern
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will bring us the clear skies and warmer can bees. this is the afternoon highs for your area today. and 85 for napa. and 83 in novato and looking at 83 for petaluma. and some of us in the low 80s by the second half of the day  and upper 80s as you get into the east bay. 88 expected for danville and 99 for livermore and for antioch. little bit closer to the bay. we are warming into the 70s. 76 san leandro and definitely a difference from what we felt the last couple of days. >> 82 in santa clara. and sunnyvale. and san mateo. 70 degrees in the city. and nice day to head to the city. mid 60s in daly city and pacifica. >> numbers will continue to warm. man is the hottest day.
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low to mid-90s and mid- to upper 60s and for the beaches, little change expected on tuesday. we will roll back a little bit on wednesday and thursday with the morning clouds. afternoon sunshine. low to mid-60s and 80s for the inland areas. we will have a look at the lunchtime numbers. terrifying video out of oregon as a men center truck loses control and crashes into the crowd. >> training has been put on hold in afghanistan. why u.s. officials say it is time to take a closer look at more than a thousand police recruits and how long it will take. >> taking you outside of the golden gate bridge. it is very, very foggy out there. you can't see the towers or much of anything. traffic is moving along okay. checking in with chp, they report fog on the san rafael bridge and we were talking to mike. just remember, it is a little bit slower and that will burn
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. there is a sight we haven't seen in day. it will burn off to a warmer afternoon. >> terrifying moments were caught on camera when an out of control monster truck crashed into a crowd in ag. i have to warn you, this may be disturbing. that is tough to watch. it happened at the show in harrisburg which is near eugene. three people were hit by the tire. 48-inch tires and they had to be taken to the hospital.
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their injuries are not life threatening. >> new this morning, the u.s. is temporary halting its program to train local p police. >> afghans who are posing as recruits are killing americans. they said they need time to vet recruits. it is important to note. only local police training is suspended. 350,000 afghan soldiers and national police officers are not effected -- affected. >> there are new gun boughtle between syrian forces. this is the shoot out on the streets. the government said it is pushing rebels out of major cities and into the countryside. however, two bombs did explode near a high milter level building in the capital of damascus. four army officers were wounded in the attack. in the election 2012 news
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today, president obama will speak at the university of colorado in boulder. he landed last night. colorado is a toss upstate. it is the president's second visit to colorado in a week and second this year. the president in tongue in cheek style summed up the republican convention. >> if you didn't dvr it, let me recap it for you. everything is bad. it is obama's fault. and governor romney is the only one who knows the secret to creating jobs and fixing the economy. >> after colorado, he will head to ohio. that's where challenger mitt romney and his wife ann campaigned yesterday. >> one of the promises was he was going to create more jobs. today, 23 million people are out of work or stopped looking for work or under employed.
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>> well, don't expect to see him campaigning. during the democratic convention. he is going home to prepare for the debates. he p let his playful side. reporters on the back of the plane scribbled questions on oranges and rolled them to the candidate in the front of the cabin. he rolled them back if they would emulate these governors and he said yes. the convention opens up on tuesday in charlotte, north carolina. first lady michelle obama will speak that night. former president bill clinton will address the convention saturday night and joe biden will speak around 6:30 pacific time and president obama will deliver his acceptance speech at 7:00 p.m. from the seats in
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the bank of america football stadium. we will have coverage all week long. ken pritchett will report when president obama is going to address the delegates. this is outside chevron's refinery. they accuse the oil giant of polluting the air from the bay area to the amazon. they want company executives prosecuted for last month's fire. they expect to attend and including war protestors including cindy sheehan. and they want to run it under labor and community control. new mobile job store is helping military veterans get back in the workforce. they help veterans narrow down employment searches to match interest and skills. they are visiting 200 cities across the nation providing information about job openings. there are 10 stops here in california. today and tuesday, they will
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bring the mobile truck to the travis air force base. they will set up at the air force support center from two to 6:00 p.m. tomorrow and 10 to four on tuesday. legendary songwriter hall david has died. david put san jose on the musical map with do you know the way to san jose. and wrote lyrics for the biggest hits including i say a little prayer and raindrops keep falling on my head. he died in los angeles from complications from a stroke. he was 91 years old. >> california lawmakers have approved memorials for two teenagers after being kidnapped and sexually assaulted. they are named after kelsey king. she went missing during a ran in february 2010. a portion of the zoo also will be named after amber dubois.
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she went missing in 2,009 and was not found until 2010. >> garner confessed to killing king and dubois. >> they are trying something new. they are working to prevent teen dating abuse. a school board voted in july to proclaim next february, dating violence awareness month. fremont is now one of four school districts to say teen dating violence is a major issue. according to national districts. students have been hit or abused by their dating partner. 20% of girls who experience dating violence don't attend school because they don't feel safe. more than 70% of teens say their partners spread rumors about them by cellphone or social media sites. >> they are warning parents to be on alert for a rise in
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whooping cough cases. >> this breaks the record when there was more than 27,000 for the entire year. now california was the heart of the last record outbreak in 2010. reported 1/3rd of all effected. and in 2011, there were 3,000 cases and no deaths. so far this year, california has only reported 355 whooping cough cases. she is a competitive pumpkin grower and this year. she will have nothing to show for it. >> i was serious. i was so mad. >> anybody would do this. >> the search for the vandals who destroyed her prize winning pumpkin patch. >> a significant warm up is on the way for the sunday afternoon. sunnier skies. a cooler start to the morning and dealing with patchy dense fog. we will take a closer look at what you can expect for your area, coming up.
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. police in pass deep napa valley are looking for the vandals that smashed pumpkins. may pal is an award winning pumpkin grower. she donates them to a children's garden and is beloved in the neighborhood. >> i was furious. i was so mad. that anybody would do this. i mean, we are all neighbors here. they all love my pumpkins. they come by and say, we want to grow big pumpkins like that and people come by all the time. >> well, pal is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction. one of the pumpkins hit by vandals weighed 300 pounds. second day of the sand castle building gets underway today. we want to show you the works of art created yesterday. they brought in 300 tons of
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sand for the contest. grand prize is $0,000. >> they will be building through labor day. they hosted a sand skull tube -- sculpture contest yesterday. big gene napa valley covered barges will throat down the river. it continues through monday. people enjoy dancing, wine and art in the town of milbray and you can take a free shuttle to the festival from the bart station. >> today is the 60s annual sausalito art festival. it features american and international artists. it is great food and live music including the yard birds. the art festival is at marinship park today p and tomorrow. >> lots of outdoor stuff today. we saw the pictures out on the bridges.
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they were foggy and rosemary had the view of oakland. >> we haven't seen that in a few days. unofficial end of sum are will have a warm finish. >> we are dealing with patchy fog and it is very weak and the temperatures cooler and as claudine wong mentioned, it is going to take over the weather pattern. >> nearly nonexistent on shore breeze. it is very weak out there this morning. the clearing in the overnight hours helping to cool down. look at santa rosa, it is a chilly start. 54 in napa valley. and low to 50s issue land and livermore. san jose 52. and 54 in oakland. half moon bay, upper 40s, earlier this morning. quicker bunoff and we will be feeling pretty good. this map was widespread with green. it is yellow this time around.
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meaning low to mid-70s for the lunch hour and for the afternoon, we have orange. for the inland spots. lots of 80s. closer to livermore, brentwood and few low 90s. we will continue the warming friend. it is the hottest day and expected inland for the coast. and tuesday, little change and then wednesday into thursday we will see a gradual cool down back into the upper 80s. new details about a teenager's terrifying kidnapping ordeal what they have learned about the two men accused of taking her. >> they are still without power and now new evacuations are in place. why and how long the residents will be forced out of their homes.
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. they have been working around the clock to get the bridge safer. >> welcome back to "mornings on 2". i am mike mibach. >> i am claudine wong. the hope is to get the bridge open for business by tuesday, 5:00 a.m. allie rasmus is on the side of the bridge to tell us how it is going. hi, allie. >> hi, claudine. they have been around here since friday night. a lot of the work they are doing is under the bridge where
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you see the scaffolding there. >> early this morning that's where we saw crews soldering the plate. it will fill the gap. the plates act like joints and they are supposed to give the bridge some flexibility and allow it to move and not collapse during an earthquake. this is the same work they did on the other side of the brim over the memorial day weekend. they finished the job early and they said it is too soon right now to know if they will finish this weekend. >> there is always that possibility. >> memorial day weekend, we got the work done three hours early and we opened as soon as we could. >> we will open up as soon as the work is done. we are now exactly on track. >> now, this is a picture of the project and the highlighted section, you see. that's where the plates will go and once they are in place. >> cal tran will smooth it all over with concrete and make
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sure drivers don't notice it. >> they are supposed to escort us on the dun barton bridge to give us a close look at the progress. that is coming up later on "mornings on 2". allie rasmus, channel 2 news. one man is dead after crashing his motorcycle. they tell us it happened around 9:40. right near a police station. officers that heard the accident happened went to the scene and tried to help. but the man was pronounced dead. no information that may have caused that crash. >> they are investigating two separate cases of men trying to lure teenage girls into their cars. >> a 16 year old girl said a man approached her in san bruno thursday afternoon. few hours later, a 13-year-old said a different man drove alongside her along dwight road
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and burlingame and asked if she wanted to earn money. in both instances, girls walked away. the first individual is a balanced-headed man in his 40 -- bald-headed man and the second is has black hair and glasses. a teenager was found safe after being kidnapped from her home in henderson, nevada. >> they found melissa durant, bound and blindfolded on p the floor. less than 20 hours after she was taken and held for ransom. two men are in custody and they may be connected to a landscaping company owned by her father. at 7:30 in the morning, a parents' worse nightmare occurred. a young girl was abducted from her home. >> officers say it appears duran put up a fight during the
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abduction. >> they arrested two teenagers suspect a string of burglaries. a woman called yesterday afternoon after she said someone kicked in the front door. she hid in the bathroom while one suspect ransacked the home and the other acted as a lookout. they were identified as michael clark and bonds. they might be responsible for other burglaries in the area. they are investigating the two craigslist robberies within 24 hours. they say on friday night. a person was robbed at gunpoint. it is near 73rd avenue. >> a potential car buyer was robbed at gunpoint near 72nd avenue and outlook. >> if you are looking to make a purchase from craigslist. here are safety tips. s in on meeting in a public place. consider having a friend go with you. >> use a cashier's check or money order instead of cash. >> exposed electrical cords may have sparked a fire in menlo
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park overnight. it was at the warehouse on haven avenue. firefighters arrived on scene and found a 10-foot stick of wooden pallets burning. it caused $25,000 in damage to the building. >> today, friends and family are gathering where a firefighter is in a coma after suffering a heart attack on the job. he is in the medical center since he collapsed at the scene of saint patrick's cathedral. they held a vigil for ryan. they have gathered at the hospital to support the family. changes are coming to the way guards watch over the hospital. according to the napa valley register, they plan to close four observation kiosks surrounding the hospital area. they will establish a patrol plan where they will rotate. it is spelled out in a letter from recommendations earlier
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this months. >> month daly city torre evacuations are underway for saint tammany parish as they threaten to flood a look on the pearl river. when residents might be allowed to their homes, we have casey. >> reporter: good morning to you. seems like the evacuation orders would be lifted soon. that's what the folks are hoping for. >> they are doing controlled releases of water which is going to it take a lot of pressure off off that dam. we see this happening in a couple of community. in and around the new orleans area. really, there was so much water because the storm sat over the region for such a long period of time and dropped upwards of 20 to 25 inches of rain and that inundated all the waters and canals and things like that. >> of course the good news is that the improvements to the vees. >> some -- levees.
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and the government for reinforcing them and building new ones. they seem to have held during the storm. keep in mind. it was a strong category 1 isaac was. when he made lands fall. sustained winds up to 80 miles an hour. >> we are starting to see some people in the areas that have been allowed to rush home. at least by boat to try and get some of their belongings. >> as you can manning, this is just one hellacious week for folks living in and around the area. >> this is for the power company for louisiana that tell us 350,000 people remain in the dark at this hour. that number is much lower. it was about 800,000. somewhere at the height of the storm and you get out and drive in and around the big easy and all around the communities. you see the power crews. >> they are out working hard. trying to reestablish the
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lines. as you can imagine, it is hot and extremely humid now from all of the rain. >> they are sitting in their homes without air conditioner. >> no ice. and that is heartbreaking for those people. >> they want the power to be restored as soon as possible. >> damage assessments are also going on. >> right now, this is very, very political. >> there are -- preliminary. and they have not been able to go in. early indications show it has done $2 billion worth of damage. the numbers will go up in the coming days and weeks. >> this is alongside thes river. ace si power play stega . some parts of the country are welcoming the rain. why the midwest is so excited this sunday morning. >> nothing like the problems we have seen over there.
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here, we have a little bit of fog. >> waiting for that to clear up. shaping up to be a nice day. >> going to get hit. >> yes. on it way back after a cool start to the numbers. >> we are actually off to a chillier start in most cases. >> outside the door. we have more sunshine. >> giving you a look where plenty of if you sky is this morning. >> this is bringing dense patchy fog to the area. >> friday. brought us a bill -- the numbers down. the associated subsiding air with the high pressure squishing the marine layer. it is a third of what it was yesterday. yesterday, the depth 3,000. this morning about a thousand. >> pushing closer to the ground. bringing us patchy dense fog. >> along the coast in santa rosa. and visibility is lee deuced
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town to a quarter mile. >> we will have mostly sunny skies for today and big warm up expected. it is over the coast and bay. and 10 degrees warmer for the inland areas. >> quite a different start. >> 75 in santa rosa this morning. and 54 in napa. and the on shore breeze has weak bed quite a bit. >> reporting through the delta. and watched it blow to 30 in some cases. >> i am talking thursday and friday. >> 55 in redwood city. if you are going to see the as play. it is going to be a nice day. >> mostly sunny skies. >> right around game time and warming to the mid- to upper 70s. for oakland this afternoon. >> 85 expected and 85 in san rafael. and 83 at high time in petaluma. >> going out to celebrate the little leaguers interest. >> along the bay side
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communities. and it is 70 in hayward. and warm day. >> san jose. >> # 0 degrees in mount hill. >> 78 in santa cruz. and no advisory for the beach there. >> eight # is redwood city. >> 70 degrees in the city. interest is the extended forecast. >> going to be a bit hot for the inland areas. > en then we will see a subtle change when we cut back wednesday into thursday. back to you. >> we are hours away from the start of the festival. this is the second largest pride celebration and more than 50,000 people are expected to attend. >> 60 artists are scheduled to perform. the festival starts at 11. and it will be at 20th. and broadway streets. >> they will conduct a special tour. in honor of the pride celebration. >> it will highlight the lesbian. of bay and transsexual
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community. it begins at the history galley p. >> a police officer is is out of a job this morning. what he did that led to his resignation. >> what marine experts are saying about 2,000 whales that beached themselves. >> that is the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza. we are getting a report of a power outage on treasure island. that is one of the viewers who log onto the facebook page and let us know about that. we have calls into pg&e. a report and we will bring it to you in the coming minutes. right now the time says 74 #. you are watching "mornings on 2".
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that call the bay area home. whether it's helping a nonprofit provide safe, affordable housing within the city, supporting an organization that's helping kids find jobs and stay in school, or financing the expansion of a local company that's creating healthier workplaces, what's important to the people of the bay area is important to us. and we're proud to work with all those who are making our communities stronger.
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. good morning to you. dealing with a burnoff in the afternoon underway. >> a police officer resigned after being convicted of a misdemeanor count of lewd or contact in february. they accused sean mace of exposing himself in a home. he was arrested in april and placed on administrative leave. lance month he was sentenced to three months probation and ordered to pay a $800,000 fine. >> a san jose man caused trouble and he showed up uninvited to a party and police say when he was asked to leave. he punched a host and later returned, firing a single shot through the window. no one was hit by the bullet.
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they arrested the man three blocks away shortly after the incident. cal bears are playing in the stadium. weather was great for the game yesterday and then there was at university of nevada wolfpack. they led the entire game. they came back to tie it in the 4th quarter on a 13-yard touchdown pass. and to freshman chris harper and nevada retook the lead. there it is. >> 36 seconds left in the game. the wolfpack beat cal, 31-24. despite the loss, the new will you renovated stadium is receiving rave reviews from students and alumni. >> everything is newer and it is more sturdy. we are here and we are going to come back hard. >> they were excited and before the game started, they held a
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ribbon cutting ceremony and there was a sellout crowd and packed the new memorial stadium and more comfortable seating. and they are hoping the next home game is an easier one. and they play utah next saturday. >> pilot performing in iowa was killed when the plane he was flying crashed and exploded in front of thousands of spectators. the accident happened yesterday in kevin port. home video shows three planes flying in formation when the military jet on the right started to fall to the ground and exploded. federal investigators are looking into the cause of the crash. no one on the ground was hurt. marine biologist are trying to figure out a heartbreaking story in south florida.
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the whales beached themselves in fort pierce yesterday. they have hundreds of volunteers rushing down to the beach to help. they tried to cool them down and right side up to help them breathe. >> they were getting crushed by the waves and they kept turning sideways and they were drowning because whales are mammals and need oxygen to survive. >> despite all the efforts only five of those whales survived and they were taken to a fishery for rehabilitation. whale watchers in southern california witnessed a pretty unusual sight. two blue male whales were having fun. and this was taken from a whale watching boat. the two were landing on top of each other out there. the boat's captain said he had never seen anything like it before. >> the gulf coast may be cleaning up and some part of the country are welcoming the heavy rain. in the midwest, they are suffering from the worse drought in years and
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desperately hoping for significant rainfall. >> i mean, he put a lot of money and time and effort into it. and then you see, no return. it is hard to do. >> while isaac won't erase this from the drought. they are still hopeful they could see three to 5 inches of rain. >> the lack of moisture is causing the soil to crack. >> foundation and basement repair specialist say they can barely keep up with demand. damage to homes is the worse since the 1950s and could end up costing more than a billion dollars. insurance rarely covers drought damage. am on tuesday, republican leaders in ohio will repeal a ruling that could boost president obama's chances of winning the battleground state. it allows service members to cast ballots in person during the three days before the election. but a federal judge valued some
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people over others and would hurt low income and minority voters. >> if you are a registered voter, you shouldn't have any public official standing in the way saying we will cut your hours. make it difficult to vote. >> republican leaders in ohio say states have laws to grant voting privileges to military personnel. this is the democratic convention. they include demonstrations from illegal immigrants. they are riding a bus from arizona to charlotte. they want to put a face on imimmigration and stop deportation. >> i have been here for 16 years. life as an undocumented person is not east is he. it is hard, knowing the fact that you may not return home and the worse feeling ever, i have a 7-year-old. >> the undocumented worker say the u.s. deports illegal immigrants by loading them up on a bus by transporting them from arizona to mexico.
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>> they will announce whether they will check employees to see if they are eligible to work in the u.s. they will use the e verify system through government records. the store said the program will not effect p current employees. and the chain has come under fire from workers who say it punishes people who complain about working conditions. they said they comply with all labor laws. >> the chief of staff of ice is power play stepping down. >> the complaints follow a sexual discrimination official in may. she was appointed by the obama administration and had been a long time aide to the secretary janet napolitano. >> you can take a sip of the president's favorite beer.
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. a portland woman -- a portland, oregon woman is still laughing about a ticket. she not $260 ticket for driving with a teddy bear in the passenger seat. the officer who pulled her over got a kick out of the situation and took a photo with the bear. >> i am rolling by and i see the motorcycle cop and i have a huge smile on my face. i said yes, i am getting a ticket. i could tell, he chuckled understand his helmet. he had to have. >> nice try there. she said she cheated by using the cargo lane because she was in a hurry to get home and pack for a camping trip. >> tomorrow is the last day of operation for a favorite roller coaster at the beach boardwalk. it is going to be dismantled and shipped to the new owner. the western play land amusement
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park which is in new mexico. the 20 year old hurricane will be replaced by a new ride called under tow. >> it is being built right now in germany and should be in santa cruz by next summer. if you are about to head out the door. we will go to rosemary and see how we are looking right now. >> maybe going to santa cruz for the day. summer-like weather making a come back in time for the weekend. at this hour. it is a cool start and changing taking place with the high ridge taking place and they dwindled down to nothing. >> it is an on shore breeze through the delta. and it is 6 miles an hour. >> it as cool start. we have clear skies in places. and we department have them yesterday. >> mid-40s and along the valley floor. >> chilly start for you as well as novato. and made to low 50s the valley floor. mid-40s to 50s at this
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time. mid-60s expected along the coast. low 70s in the city and for the east bay and over the east bay hills. it is a great day for a pool party and maybe do a backyard barbecue and for the hottest spots. antioch. brentwood. livermore. you are going to get up there. more than what we experienced yesterday. >> the extended forecast. the heat will be on for tomorrow. a bit hot for some inland. it is a little uncomfortable. ranging from the mid-90s and feeling pretty good. it is mostly sunny skies and changes that will occur about wednesday or thursday kay. the heat will subside and the numbers will roll back to the seasonal average. >> we will try to win the series against the cubs before coming back to san francisco. they got all the offense they would need and nady was a giant's fan and he went right to work at wrigley clearing the bases with a double.
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tim lincecum took advantage. and struck out. and giants win. one day after beating the boston red sox, 20-2, the a bats would stay hot. it is on a brandon inge double when he dislocated his shoulder. that was the last bat and he will have season-ending surgery. they go on to end this one. eighth in a row. they look to sweep the red sox out at the coliseum. >> the dunbarton bridge is closed. and allie rasmus is there. and about to get an update on how it is progressing. water shoots in the air in oakland. the crash that injured several people overnight. hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol
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. another incidents of violence. crews try to make the double safer -- dumbarton safer. another event helped the
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less fortunate. good morning, everyone. welcome to "mornings on 2". it is sunday, september second, i am mike mibach. >> i am claudine wong. >> we will get you right over to rosemary orozco for a quick look of the forecast. it is getting warmer, right, rosemary. >> that is the headlines for the afternoon. sum are will march on. at this hour, the headline. patchy dense fog and cooler than where we started this morning and you may notice the sunshine out your door. more widespread. we will take a look at what you can expect right now and i will run you through the rest of the week coming up. they believe a hit and run accident was gang-related. just before 10:00 last night, officers received 911 calls about a verbal dispute. a car leaving the scene hit a 40-year-old woman and 32-year-old man. they tracted the vehicle to gridley street where they
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arrested the 23-year-old driver. the victims were transported to the hospital with nonlife threatening injuries. >> take a look at these pictures. >> wrong way driver running a red light caused this. it happened in the area of 12th street and castro. a driver making a illegal turn sent another car over the curb and into the hydrant. >> firefighters arrived and turned off the water. all the injuries are considered nonlife threatening. >> one man is dead after crashing his motorcycle in san francisco. san francisco police tell us it happened nearualler and stanley streets right near a police station. officers heard the accident happen and they were able to go to the scene. they did pronounce man dead right there. no word on what caused the crash. it may take you a bit longer where you are going this
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weekend. the dumbarton bridge is closed for work to make the bridge safer in an earthquake. crews will replace the seismic joints on the east deck of the bridge with a newer joint t will raise it 5 inches and allow it to move 42 inches in the event of an earthquake. >> once it is all said and done. it is a smooth. nice. steel strip across the six lanes. 60,000 drivers a day typically take the dumbarton bridge. allie rasmus is getting an update on the project right now and we will have the update for you at 8:30. here is a look at one of the alternate routes for drivers. 10 lanes at the toll plaza on the san mateo bridge instead of seven. we want to give you another look around the dumbarton bridge closure. this is highway 287. you can see traffic is minimal on this sunday morning. >> they are investigating two
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separate shootings including one that killed a man. it happened at 9:15 last night and martin luther king. when officers arrived, they found a man suffering from at least one gunshot wound. he was pronounced dead at the scene. no arrests have been made. they are looking into a shooting on davis street. that's when a victim was taken to the hospital in stable condition. we have an update to a shooting we told you about yesterday on "mornings on 2". two people were hurt after a gun fight that ended in the parking lot of a kentucky fried chick be. two -- fried chicken. >> two people were detained. >> religious leaders in oakland are praying for an end to the city's violence. they marched through the city calling for peace. >> they walked through high crime areas and including international boulevard. the community must stand together to keep the neighborhoods safe. >> we have the same purpose and same goal. that is to bring the city back
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to where it used to be. >> the walk ended with a community festival. and larry reed and jean quan entered the crowd. evacuations are underway for parts of louisiana's saint tammany parrish. a lock is threatened on the pearl river. they opened some yesterday. but they can't return until they know it can with stand flood waters. >> flooding is all over. and they try to get the water drained. >> if we wait to get it trumped out, it will take weeks, if not months. in the low-lying areas, we will get the water out in five to seven days. hopefully. some projections are 16 to 17 days. but we will breach it in many locations to do the best shot we can to get the east and west
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bank try. >> well, scores of homes p and businesses in plaquemines parrish have flooded. an army sergeant is killed in a crash in afghanistan. more than 1300 people attended the service for richard ethics yesterday at kelseyville high school. he was one of seven u.s. drops killed when a black hawk helicopter crashed on august 16th. >> military officials presented his family with banks at the ceremony. including a posthumous purple heart and star. >> they also through over the stadium. >> they are hooking for as many as a thousand drivers may have been stopped last night in richmond. >> police say one driver had a beer between his legs. >> that driver was also understand the age of 21. >> so. the legal limit would then be a
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zero so any measurable amount would be in violation of the dui law. >> that was in south bay, oakland and san francisco. > some breaking news in valet hoe right now. >> -- vallejo right now. >> there are at least three police cars out there. crime scene tape and another car with several bullets holes inside of it. we are working to confirm what is going on at the scene. we will bring you more information as it becomes available. >> the cause of a fire that destroyed two homes is still under investigation this morning. >> it broke out in the garage of a home on margo drive. >> the flames spread two stars. and started banking on people's windows.
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smoke alarms inside the home did not go off. it was also a challenge because the closest fire station was down one engine crew because of budget cuts. >> seven houses have been destroyed by the north path fire including two houses just yesterday. >> more than 20 home resist still threatened. the fire has burned 41,000 acres and is at 58% contained. >> they plan a rally off the refinery. >> they are accusing the giant of polluting the air from the amazon. they want company executives prosecuted for last month's fires. >> demonstrators say demands include the nationally community and labor control. city of san francisco wants to use food trucks to help the homeless. >> they hope to staff a soul food truck in the tenderloin
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neighborhood with 10 to 14 homeless people. >> they will define better options with a neighborhood that has mostly liquor stores and fast food. they will offer the homeless a viable way to make a living. >> another champion. >> went into effect. they will offer them puppies to make them ready for adoption. applicants will not be allowed to panhandle on the streets. >> applicants will be screened to make sure they can care for a dog. they must live in supportive housing and not on the streets. >> they are going to hold a giant celebration. the festivities begin today. and each player is going to ride in a convertible hot rod or car. and fans will come and take pictures with the players.
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it will go to the little league team from uganda. >> seasonal temps returning for the afternoon. good morning to you. live look here over parts of the east bay. a little bit of haze, a little bit of fog. burning off quickly. marine layer is a third of what it was yesterday morning. larger number of us waking up with sunshine outside our door. >> if you do have fog. it is worse than it has been. because it is a very sal low marine layer and being compressed to the ground. we are dealing with compressed clouds in the morning. the air associated with the high pressure is what pushes it closer to the ground. it makes it a little damp and misty. and this is compressed marine layer. and we will see more sunshine earlier on. >> the on shore breeze is very weak this morning. >> five to 17 miles an hour.
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blowing their fair field. and near 20 yesterday. >> so a big difference already underway. >> 57 in fairfield and also a cooler start with the clearer skies out will. 47 in santa rosa and made 50s over the north bay. and 54 in should have and redwood city and san show say. you are thinking. let's get outside. we need extra layer for the kids. >> we have got sunshine and that will help to make up the difference. >> 85 in the a noon. and are you going to petaluma for the parade. >> 83 for the second half of the day and expected in napa. >> looking good for the arts festival. >> 76 in oakland today. and for the festivities going on there. >> upper 80 notice to near 90 degrees. >> this is inland areas. and five to 10 degrees. >> and 83 san jose. and santa clara. >> nice day in santa cruz.
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and by the afternoon, 78 is the forecasted high there. san bruno. san mateo. and san francisco, the city today. 70 degrees. with partly cloudy skies to mostly sunny for the second half. >> the heat will continue into your labor day monday. we will be very much the same on tuesday. just subtle changes there. and cooling back a bit there thursday. i will line up the lunch time numbers, coming up. it is 10 years since the invasion of iraq. now they are calling for two leaders to be prosecuted in the conflict. the serious allegations now under investigation at clark atlanta university. >> first, we will give you a live look outside. >> this is 880 in oakland. don't forget out at the coliseum. expect slowing there as you drive by this afternoon. the clock said 8:12.
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. this is the north pay. clouds have filled into the bay and we are waking up with sunny skies. >> the u.s. is temporarily halting to train police. insurgents posing as police have been killing instructors. they need time to properly vet
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recruits and only local police training is suspended. 350 soldiers and police officers are not affected. . >> there are new gun battles and this is amateur video that shows a shoot out on the street. they are out of major cities and into the country side. two bombs did explode with a military building in the capital of damascus. four army officers were hurt in the attack. desmond tutu said george bush and tony blair should face a trial. tutu wrote that the ex leaders should maybe to answer for the actions in the war against iraq. this is the most in any conflict in history.
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the united states does not recognize the international criminal court. in election 201, two hours from now president obama will speak at the university of colorado he in boulder. this is outside of denver last night. colorado is as to upstate and it is the second visit to colorado in a week and his seventh this year. during a stop in iowa, another battleground state, the president summed up what he said the republican convention was. >> if you didn't dvr it, let me recap it for you. everything is bad, it is obama's fault. and governor romney is the only one who knows the secret to creating jobs and fixing the economy. after, he will head to ohio and that is where the challenger mitt romney and his wife ann campaigned yesterday. >> one of the promises he made, he was going to create more
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jobs and today. 23 million people are out of work or stopped looking for work or are under employed. >> don't expect to see him campaigning during the democratic convention. he will go home to practice for the debate. >> larry: is a tradition where reporters in the back of the plane scribble questions like that one there on to an orange and they roll them on to the front of the cabin where the candidate is. he rolled them back and asked if rob portman would portray obama during debates and he wrote yes. nancy pelosi will be among the bay area speakers at the democratic convention. it is in the cable arena in charlotte, north carolina. first lady michelle obama will speak that night and bill clinton will address the convention wednesday night. joe biden will speak thursday day night at 6:30 and president
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obama will deliver his acceptance speech around 7:00 p.m. from the bank of america football stadium. we will have liver coverage of the national democratic convention all week long. beginning tonight, ken pit chet will report when president obama -- ken pit chet will report when -- pritchett will report. they play add division ii game yesterday. and instead of the normal band. they brought in a local high schools. it is unclear what the allegations are. and they said it is taking them very seriously. florida a&m suspended its marching band after the drum major last november. 13 members face criminal charges. terrifying moments were caught on camera when a monster truck crashed into the stands. we have to warn you, the video of the crash may be disturbing
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to you. >> the crash happened yesterday. it is at the show in harrisburg near eugene. three people were hit by the truck with 48-inch tires. they were taken to the hospital. their injuries are not considered life threatening. >> they are looking for the vandals who smashed several giant pump can i pleases who belong to a 92-year-old woman. she just doesn't grow them for competition. she donates them to the children. >> i was furious. i was so mad. that anybody would do this. we are all neighbors here. they love my pumpkins. they say we want to grow big pumpkins like that and people come by all the time. >> powell is offering a reward. one of the pump kens weighed 300-ounce. >> they will begin fogging for
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mosquitoes this week. two bird tested positive for west nile virus. this is the look of the map. it is going to begin tuesday at 11:00 p.m. this is the second time they have fogged in mountain view this year. >> well the unified school district is trying something this year. they are trying to prevent teen dating abuse. they wanted to claim next february as dating awareness month. fremont is one of four school districts in california to officially say teen dating violence is a major issue. the poll on the mall is back open after a two year, $34 million renovation. the pool is shallow weir to save water and it is colored gray to heighten the reflection. >> it as rededication ceremony nay that will be set later this
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month. hall david, song wrighter has died. "do you know the way to san jose." >> he put that on the put with "do you know the way to san jose." and he wrote also "i say a little prayer" and "raindrops keep falling on my head." >> he died from complications of a stroke. he was 91 years olds. time is 8:21. getting back into the workforce. this is across the nation and when it plans to stop in the bay area. >> warm are weather is spilling into theia -- into the area. we have patchy dense fog, coming up.
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. second day of the sand castle building. here are some works of art created yesterday. they brought in nearly 300 tons of sand for the contest. grand prize is $20,000 and competitors will be building sand sculptures through the day. the art and wine festival continues and the admission is free. price is always right. you can take a free shuttle to the festival as well. that goes to the park station. this is the annual arts festival.
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it showcases the work of international artists and also be food and live music there. >> it is at the marinship park and it is always there. >> get interest early park something such an issue down to sausalito. >> they are delivering perfect weather to go out and hang out in sausalito. it is beautiful out there. >> take a ferry. it is a nice day to get on the water. >> it as gorgeous day. >> patchy dense fog is out will. it is a thousand feet. just yesterday, it is 3,000 feet and when it shrinks and compresses, we have patchy dense fog. and visibility is down to a quarter mile. but the signs pointing to a warm up. so the compressed marine layer. the on shore breeze has weakened quite a bit. >> it is waking up with clearer skies. >> santa rosa. and near petaluma. and made 50s. and few degrees cooler than where we started yesterday
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morning. we could have the sunshine. by the noontime. big difference. low to mid-70s and only 60s right along the bay and right along the coast. al plot more orange than 24 hours ago. few pockets of red. here is a detailed look. 85 for santa rosa. and 85 san rafael and east bay. upper 80s. to 90. inland east bay and san jose. mid 60s for the coast. upper 70s for santa cruz this afternoon. we will have more on monday. >> little change in the way for tuesday. >> little bit after cool down tore tuesday and wednesday. >> job store is helping military veterans get back into the workforce. >> it is the hero to hire website. >> it helps them narrow down employment searches. they are visiting 200 city assist across the nation about job openings.
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and 10 stops in calle capital of damascus. >> tomorrow and tuesday. organizers will bring the mobile truck to the air force base. they will set up at the air force base's support center. >> it is 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on tuesday. >> well, too scary incidents on the peninsula. where men tried to lure young girls in their cars. >> this trace backs to craigslist. >> how can you avoid becoming a victim.
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. we want to update you. and this sent one man to the
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hospital. they got into a gun battle with an individual on pepper drive and williams drive. the officer fired several shots at a car. they also confirmed that the man was taken to kaiser hospital and we haven't been able to confirm his condition. allie rasmus is on the way to the scene. an she will have a live report as soon as she gets it. >> it may take you longer to get where you are going. the dumbarton bridge is closed until 5:00 a.m. tuesday morning for work to make the bridge safer. during the closure. they will replace the seismic joints on the eastern side. the new joint will release or raise the deck 5 inches and allow it to move 42-inches in the event of an earthquake. >> here is a look at a route around the dumbarton closure. going through the south bay. right now. traffic moving smoothly through the area. > san mateo bridge is an
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alternate for the drivers. toll lanes are open this weekend instead of the usual seven. dumbarton bridge is reviewed old to open on -- rescheduled to open on tuesday. >> fremont street between howard and mission street is going to be closed between tuesday morning. it is allowed on mission and howard street. and union bus service is not effected. >> foggy conditions may have been a factor early this morning. we want to show you a new video in the newsroom. just before 5:30. a report hit a power pole on the road near doyle road. fgand e was call on to deal. >> family and friends are gathering near a hospital where a san jose firefighter is suffering in a coma. and he has been in a medically induced coma at the medical center since he collapsed at
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the st. patrick's cathedral on friday. they held a vigil for ryan. they have gathered at the hospital to support the family. >> firefighters say exposed electrical cords may have sparked a fire. that fire broke out at 11 la at the warehouse on haven avenue. they arrived on scene and found a 10-foot stack of wooden pallets burning. >> it caused damage to the building. police are investigating two separate cases of men trying to lure 10 aged girls into their cars. >> one girl was and proposed by a man. few hours later a 13-year-old girl said a different man drove alongside her in burlingme. >> he asked if she wanted to earn money. in both cases, girls walked away. >> first individual is a
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bald-headed man. and the second is wearing dark framed glasses. they are investigating two craigslist related robbery that is happened within four hours. on friday night a person was meeting a craigs list seller and then yesterday, a potential car buyer was robbed at gunpoint near 62nd avenue and outlook. if you are looking to make a purchase from craigslist. >> they have issued safety tips. s in on a public meeting place and have a friend accompany you. and have a cashier check or money order unstead of cash. >> they arrested two teenagers suspected in a string of burglaries. they called police after someone said they kicked in the front door. she hid in the bathroom and the other acted as a lookout. >> they are identified by police as karl bond and michael clark. >> further investigation revealed the two might be
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responsible for other burglaries in the area. >> a police officer has resigned after misdemeanor count of lewd or disallowed conduct in public. they accused sean mace of exposing himself. he was arrested in april placed on paid administrative leave. he was ordered to pay $800,000 fine. >> changes are coming to the bay guards watch over napa state hospital. according to the napa valley register, hospital officials plan to close four observation kiosks surrounding the fenced area. >> they will establish a patrol plan where guards will row taught between other kiosk stations. >> it was spelled out in a letter earlier this month. >> new details about a missing teenager who is found safe. >> members of a s.w.a.t.
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team found melissa bound on the floor of the investigate gas apartment. less than 24 hours she was taken and held for ransom. >> two men are in custody. they may be linked to a landscaping company owned by her father. >> a parent's worse nightmare occurred. a young girl was abducted from her home. >> officers say it also appears she put up a fight during her abduction. >> the grocery chain me pueblo foods will start checking whether employees are eligible to work in the u.s. >> they will use the e verify system to confirm status through the government records. >> it will not effect current employees. recent months. the chain has come under fires from employees -- under fire
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from people. the director of ice is resigning. they made allegations against suzanne bar. they are related to a sexual discrimination and retaliation lawsuit filed in may. she was appointed by the obama administration and had been a long time aide to secretary of homeland security janet napolitano. >> we are hours away from the lbgt festival. this is the second largest pride celebration. >> more than 50,000 are expected to attend. and 60 artists are scheduled to perform. it goes until 7:00 p.m. tonight at 20th and broadway streets. >> the museum of california will conduct a special tour in honor of today's pride celebration p. >> it will highlight the achievements of assistance gender community. >> it begins at the history gallery. cal bears are back playing
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at the stadium and homecoming was ruined by the university of nevada. >> they came to tie it on a 13-yard before touchdown. and to wide receiver harper. he took it object a 2-yard touchdown run with just 36 seconds left in the game. they ended up beating cal. >> but despite that loss, cal's newly renovated stadium is receiving rave reviews from students and alumni. school officials held a rib bop cutting scheduled before kickoff. there was a sellout crowd of more than 63,000 people packing in the new memorial stadium. it included better view of the field and more comfortable seating. >> everything is newer. and more sturdy. >> we are here. we are proud and come back hard and go at it.
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>> some are hoping that cal is an easier one. and playing southern utah next saturday. > >> good morning to you. a significant warm up in store for the second half of your weekend. we have got little bit of patchy fog out there this weekend. it is not nearly as extensive as it has been. >> this is overrooking the estuary. patchy dense fog and waking up with sunny skies and it is all the evidence this. ridge of high pressure and building in from the desert southwest and it pulls into the area. it sinks and dries the marine layer down to the ground and waking up with dense patchy fog. some areas leading to sat race and the dewpoints and we have fog. and we are dealing with visibility. down to quarter a mile, we are
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along highway one. and reporting dense fog in half moon bay. inland, waking up with sunny skies and it is the pattern switch and clear skies over head and waking up chillier this morning. by the afternoon. we are several degrees warmer than we were yesterday and labor day looks to be hotter. >> 77 degrees and 56 in livermore. and the north bay. a cool start. >> 47 and we started out at 45. so beginning to see a turn around here. >> 56 in redwood city. 56 in san jose and the on shore breeze. nearly nonexistent. very light out there. we have a nice day in store for you and heading over to the before coliseum. >> sun day. several i want to say 7:00. 1:05. and mostly sunny and warming in for the second half of the day. >> 83 for the day. and for san rafael. and nice day for the art fess. and 66 for the -- art fest and
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as well as oakland. and east bay hills into danville and walnut creek. 89 in livermore. you will definitely notice the warm up. 83 in san jose. 81 santa clara. and seven # in san mateo and 82 degrees expected in it redwood city. >> palo alto numbers will continue to warm into monday. and falling a bit back to wednesday and thursday. back to you. >> thanks, rosemary. >> more evacuations being ordered by new orleans. it is effecting thousands of people. >> we will take you outside for a foggy look at the golden gate bridge. >> that will cloor away. >> it is going to be a nice day. and you want to slow things out there this morning. >> this is 101 on the off ramp where a van lost control and they are working to clear up
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the situation. keep an eye out for that. >> it is 8:41 on the clock. this is "mornings on 2".
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. live look. this is seasonal temps for the afternoon. a plane he was flying fell and exploded in front of thousands of spectators. >> that was the air show in davenport. they show three planes flying in formation and the one on the right started to fall to the ground and exploded. they are looking into the cause of the crash. no one on the ground was hurt. >> they have left san diego for the persian gulf for months ahead of schedule. >> the guided missile cruiser is also deployed. >> it is being redeployed earlier than planned because israel may launch an air strike
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in iran over the program. >> it is hard knowing for him, he is leaving me here and this is the job and this is what he signed up for. >> the u.s. mobile is going to be deployed for eight mondays. this is parts of louisiana saint tammany parrish has locks on the pearl river. >> president obama will be making a visit there tomorrow. he will be touring the hardest hit areas around new orleans. we will tell you in the last half hour or so. >> and rather in a lot of low-lying parishes and communities and specifically on the north side of lake
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pontchartrain and janet napolitano for the department of homeland security will be touring places in mississippi and she will also be coming down this way, slidell, louisiana. >> north of lake pontchartrain, the areas hardest hit. >> what we are focusing on is plaquemines parish. it is only 20 miles up from the mississippi river from where i am standing. they were inundated with water when a levee breached. this is not one of the federally built levees but rather the community there built their own levee system to protect the community. >> it was not concrete and the water was over that levee. water was coming out of it. and reports of water up to 15, 17 feet high in the community of brathwaute and it happened fast. sort of like a katrina situation. >> some of the residents we talked to who live in the area.
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called isaac ankle their katrina. some of them had to climb up to their p at takes. >> one man used a chainsaw. and climb out on the top of the roof and wait for rescuers to come by. >> you are hearing stories like this coming out of the area. but the good news is, if there is a silver lining. it is this. >> it is not raining any more. and the other part of good news, mike, as isaac continues to break up and move inland. it is going to bring much needed rah rain to states in the midwest that so desperately need iten a they have been experiencing drought-like condition that is we have been reporting on. so the farmers badly need the rain and that is the other silver lining here. >> in the big easy. daisy segal. >> thank you for the update, casey. >> as casey just said.
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may be cleaning up from storms caused by hurricane isaac and other parts of the country. and especially here. suffering from the worse drought in years are not only hoping for rainfall but a significant amount of rainfall. >> you put a lot of money and time and effort into it. and then you see, no return. it is a hard thing to could. >> well, isaac won't erase the losses from the drought. they are still hopeful they could see three to 5 inches of rain. it has a disastrous effect on the foundations of many homes and the lack of moisture is causing the soil to crack. >> foundation and basement repair specialist say they could barely keep up with the demand. >> this is the worse since the 1950s and could cost more than a billion dollars. insurance rarely caused damage caused by drought. >> they are trying to figure out a heartbreaking mystery in
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south florida. pilot whales beached themselves yesterday. that prompted a massive rescue effort. you can see hundreds of volunteers that rushed down to the beach to try to help. they poured water over the whales and tried to keep them right side up to help them breathe. >> they were getting crushed by the waves and blow holes were getting covered with water. >> whales are mammals and need oxygen to survive. >> despite all the effort, only five were survived and they were taken to a pushary for rehabilitation. >> they witnessed a very unusual sight. >> it seemed as if two male blue whales were fighting near dana point yesterday. this was taken from the whale watching boat. the captain said he had never seen anything like it before. >> on tuesday, republican leaders in ohio will appeal a
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ruling that could boost obama's chances of winning that state. >> they allow military service members to cast votes three days before the election. >> the law valued some poem over others. and low income before minority voters. >> you shouldn't have any public official stand in the way and say we will cut your hours and make it difficult to vote. >> many have laws that grant special accommodations to military personnel. >> several large personnels are crewed. a demonstration by three dozen. >> they are riding a bus from arizona to charlotte. they want to put a face on immigration and stop deportation. >> i have been here for 16 years. life as an undocumented person is not easy. it is hard. knowing the fact you may not
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return home. en and the worse feeling ever, i have a 7-year-old. >> the undo you meaned worker said the u.s. deports illegal u.s. immigrants each day. and transporting them to mexico. >> it is normally on tap in the white house. >> but everyone can thank their own. >> it is a significant warm up for the sunday afternoon. little bit of patchy dense fog and it is a bit of a cold start. we will look at the numbers and talk about the fog coming up.
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. this is the roller coaster at the beach boardwalk. the hurricane is going to be dismantled and shifted to the new owner which is in new mexico. it will be replaced by the new ride called under tow and it is being built right now in germany and should be in santa crust by next summer. >> they will head back to san francisco. yesterday, the giants got all the offense they need from newly called up nady, he is a giant's fan growing up and he went right to work at wrigley. clearing bases in the 1st inning. tim lincecum struck out over six and a 3rd inning. now they are four and a half up on the dodgers. one day after beating red
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sox, the as bat stayed hot. they scored four runs in the 3rd inning. it came object a brad inge double after he dislocated his right shoulder. that was the last bat of the season. he will have season-ending surgery on the shoulder. they would go on to win. >> 7-1 and try to one the ninth straight game this afternoon at the coliseum. >> time now is 8:55. you might be looking outside your window and seeing a lot of fog. we are talking about the warm up and how hot it is going to get. rosemary is following that. >> some of us waking up and thinking, it looks worse than it has been. >> it is because it is patchy and dense in some cases. a live look at what is going on. the trough that has brought us the cooler weather friday into saturday and now pulling out. ridge of high pressure is pulling in. and the sinking air air associated with the high
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pressure. >> driving the marine layer closer to the ground and patchy dense fog. it is going to clear out. >> it is five to 8 degrees warmer from the coast into the bay. the inland spots will be 10 to 1 degrees and stick around the morning hours. >> we are also finding it along the north bay valley floor and napa reporting visibility down to a feather mile. >> for the afternoon. >> expected at fremont. and into livermore. >> mid-80s. and how about the coast today. mid 60s. half moon bay. >> upper 70s p if you are going to the boardwalk in santa cruz. >> so the heat will be on. >> turning hot. and little change on tuesday. >> gradual cool down wednesday into thursday. >> hong kong is experimenting with a new food recycling program. >> instead of dumping coffee
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ground or passtry. >> it is a process involving good waste into materials that could be placed into laundry detergent. >> you should not shuttle to the festival the that. and talked them to fooling the lead of americans. and some started to clamor for recipes. now they are released for two of the beers. >> will is the white house honey ale and then porter, all you have to do is go to ktvu.com and there will you will find a link to the white house recipes. >> they released findings into what caused a fatal plane plane crash and the tragedy could have been avoided. >> we have an update to the breaking news. where they say they were involved in a gun battle with
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stars behind a special parade. and good morning, everyone. welcome to mornings on 2. it's sunday, september 2. i'm mike mibach. >> and i'm claudine wong. right over to rosemary orosco this morning. >> we'll return to summer like weather in time for your sunday afternoon. five to 10 degrees, even 12 degrees warmer in some cases over yesterday's highs. this morning, the same pattern bringing us this warm- upbringing us dense fog. a cool start in some areas. we'll look at your current conditions today coming up. following some breaking news out of vallejo. police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that sent one man to the hospital. police say officers got in a gun battle with two people on pepper drive and b.w. williams drive. police say at least one officer fired several shots at a car. police do confirm that one
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person was injured and taken to kaiser hospital. the condition of that person is not known. ktvu's allie rasmus is just arriving on scene and will have a live report soon. also following developing news out of san francisco. highway patrol is trying to figure out what caused a van to fall off the freeway and right into the cal train yard. these are exclusive photos to ktvu from the scene. the accident happened on 16th and vermont, on southbound 101. you can see there the van is completely smashed in. the driver was transported to the hospital. we are still trying to find out his condition. happening now, if you travel between san mateo and alameda counties it may take you longer to get where you're going this weekend. the dumbarton bridge is still closed and will be closed until 5 a.m. tuesday morning for work to make the bridge safer in an earthquake. during the closure, crews will be replacing seismic joints on the eastern side of the main deck of the bridge with a larger joint. the new joint will raise the deck 5 inches and allow it to move 42 inches in the event of
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an earthquake. >> once it's all said and done it's a smooth, nice steel strip across the six lanes. >> 60,000 drivers a day typically take the dumbarton bridge. here is a live look at one of your alternate routes for drivers. 10 lanes at the toll plaza on the san mateo bridge are open instead of the usual 7. drivers are take highway 237 if they need to get around through the south. in overnight news, santa fe police say they believe a hit and run accident was gang- related. just before 10:00 last night, officers received 911 calls about a verbal dispute between several people at nunez drive and flickenjer avenue. a 42-year-old woman and 32-year- old man were hit by a car leaving the scene. police tracked down that car and arrested the 23-year-old driver. the victims were taken to the hospital and are expected to be ok. well, water was sent shooting into the sky in oakland overnight. police say a wrong way driver
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ran a red light and crashed into a fire hydrant. it happened around 2:30 this morning in 12th street and castro. several people were hurt but they're expected to be ok. crews twhr on scene to turn off the water. police in san francisco are trying to figure out what led to a crash that killed a man on a motorcycle around 9:40 last night right near a police station. officers heard the accident and responded. the man died at the scene. foggy conditions may have been a factor in a crash in sonoma county this morning. just before 5:30 the c.h.p. received a report that a vehicle hit a power poll near doyle road. pg&e was called out to deal with the power lines and nobody was hurt. bay area police will be out in force this weekend looking for drivers who are under the influence. officers say as many as 1000 drivers may have been stopped last night at a d.u.i. checkpoint in richmond. police say one driver, even had an open beer between his legs when he came through that checkpoint, and that driver wasn't even 21.
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>> so the legal limit then would be a zero, a zero tolerance rule. so any measurement amount, it would be a violation of d.u.i. law. >> at least eight d.u.i. checkpoints were in effect last night in the south bay, oakland and san francisco. oakland police are investigating two separate shootings, including one that killed a man. it happened around 9:15 last night at 53 exprd martin luthur king, boulevard when officers arrived they found a man suffering from at least one gun shot wound. he was pronounced dead at the scene. so far no arrests have been made and investigators are also looking into a shooting on davis street late last night, in which the victim was taken to the hospital in stable condition. we also have an update to the shooting we told you about yesterday on mornings on 2. oakland police say two people were hurt after a gunfight that ended in the parking lot of a kentucky fried chicken. one victim has critical injuries. police say two people were detained. [ horns honking ] religious leaders in
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oakland are praying for an end to the city's violence. a couple of dozen people marched through the city yesterday, calling for peace. they walked through high-crime areas, including international boulevard. marchers say the community must stand together to keep their neighborhoods safe >> we all have the same purpose and same goal. that's to bring our city back to where it used to be. >> the walk ended with a community festival, where oakland mayor jean quann and city council president larry reid spoke to the crowd. today friends and family are gathering at a hospital where a san jose firefighter has been placed in a coma after suffering a heart attack on the job. frank ryan has been in a medically induced coma at san jose regional medical center since he collapsed at the scene of a fire at st. patrick's cathedral on thursday. last night, members of that church held a vigil for ryan. firefighters have also gathered at the hospital to support the family. more than 1000 people who live in louisiana's st. tameny
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parish have been ordered to evacuate their homes. emergency officials are concerned about a lock on the pearl river canal. they say it could fail due to flood waters from hurricane isaac. officials say opening some valves has released pressure on the lock, but those evacuations remain in place. now, if the lock failed, a wave of about 11 feet of water could flood homes. some people in louisiana are seeing what's left of their homes for the first time since the storm. many people didn't even have time to grab personal items. some people were spared from total destruction, but other people found their stuff destroyed when water completely flooded their home. >> we can't do anything, really. i mean i consider the house pretty much uninhabitable. >> if it was on the ground, we're going to you know, after it's safe, we're going to keep it. >> the remnants of isaac are dumping heavy rain in missouri and illinois. the national weather service says at least two tornadoes touched down, but no damage has been reported.
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president barack obama is getting ready to head to louisiana tomorrow. he is going to tour the damage caused by hurricane isaac. on friday, republican candidate mitt romney skipped a campaign stop to tour the damage and meet with storm victims. we're two hours away from the start of oakland's third annual l.g.b.t. festival, northern california's second largest pride celebration. more than 50,000 people are expected to attend, and 60 artists on four stages are scheduled to perform. that festival begins at 11 a.m. and goes until 7 p.m. at 20th and broadway streets. the oakland museum of california will conduct a special tour in honor of today's pride celebration. it will highlight the history and achievements of the state's lesbian, gay, by sexual and trans gender community. the tour begins at 1 p.m. at the museum's history gallery. and also today the city of petaluma will hold a giant celebration for their little league champs. festivities begin at 1 this afternoon with the parade starting at walnut park. each player will ride in a
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convertible hot rod or classic car. there will also be a city proclamation to the team. fans can take pictures with the players, with donations going to a fund-raising drive to help the little league team from uganda. good morning to you. our afternoon highs will rebounded to near the seasonal average, meaning 5 to 10 degrees above yesterday's highs. a live look outside our doors. the marine layer, definitely a shallower, less extensive marine layer this morning. anywhere from 800 to 1000 feet. yesterday it was 3000 feet, so a third of what we had on saturday. and we are waking up with mostly sunny skies inland, even areas near oakland, san jose waking up with blue skies. now with this switch in the weather pattern, the ridge of high pressure beginning to build in is going to bring us the warm-up. it's also bringing us that sinking air associated with high pressure. that is brought on patchy dense fog along the coast, and areas where we woke up with clear skies over parts of the north bay, allowing all that heat to
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flee, well we have actually reached our dew point, waking up with patchy dense fog in santa rosa as well as napa. some of us enjoys mostly sunny skies and some of was visibility down to a quarter mile. this will be the case over the morning. we'll begin to see it improve, it's already mixing out just a little bit. over the next hour or so that patchy dense fog will dissipate and we'll be left with mostly sunny skies. right now 52 in santa rosa. santa rosa started out right about 45. so seeing an improvement this morning. 54 in napa. already 63 in fairfield. so again, 61 livermore. where most of us with mostly clear skies started out anywhere from 3 to 6 degrees cooler at the start of the morning, now beginning to see that turn around. and for the afternoon, temperatures will soar. 83 for petaluma today, 83 for navarro. 80 san rafael, 71 in sausalito for the art festival. if you go r. going to the east bay, 76 in oakland for the pride festivities going on there. maybe going to watch the a's play this afternoon. it will be nice and mild.
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88 for danville, 89 for livermore. into the south bay, numbers will be warm as well. 83 san jose, 82 in santa clara, 87 los gatos, 78 in santa cruz. for the second half of the day, 82 redwood city. mostly sunny skies in san mateo and you're looking at 77 today, 70 degrees in the city. the extended forecast, it will turn a bit hot inland for your labor day monday. mid to upper 60s at the coast. 70s to near 80 degrees around the bay. tuesday, temperatures begin to level off a bit and then wednesday into thursday, we're rolling back into the upper 80s, along the inland stretch, and mid 60s for the coast. if you are taking a late weekend trip to tahoe, i will have that forecast for you coming up. investigation is under way this morning after a plane goes down at an air show in iowa. what spectators saw just moments before that plane went crashing into the ground. >> we now know who will be speaking at this year's democratic national convention. who you can expect to see, and when it starts up in just two
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days. >> but first, let's take you outside. actually, that looks better than it has this morning. the golden gate bridge really just covered in fog this morning. it's clearing up as rosemary has mentioned, and traffic moving along fine. just keep your headlights on a little long they are morning. it's 9:11. this is mornings on 2. this is the plan that revolves around you.
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good morning to you. a live look there from the east bay. we've got temperatures going well above yesterday's highs for today. a little bit of patchy fog dissipating in the next hour. we're following breaking news out of vallejo. police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that sent two people to the hospital. this is video just into our newsroom. if we can roll it, there it is. police say officers got into a gun battle with two people on pepper drive and b.w. williams drive. a sergeant on scene says it started during a traffic stop. officers noticed a weapon in the car and felt threatened, and then fired. police say at least one officer fired several shots at that car. police can confirm that two people were injured, and again, transported to kaiser hospital. their conditions at this hour are unknown. ktvu's allie rasmus just arrived on scene and will have a live report in just a bit. terrifying moments were caught on camera when an out of
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control monster truck crashed into the stands in oregon. we will show you the video but we will warn you watching it may be disturbing to some viewers. [ screaming ] >> that crash happened saturday at the monster air 2012 show in harrisburg, which is near eugene. three people were hit by the truck's 48-inch tires and had to be taken to the hospital. fortunately, their injuries are not considered life threatening. well, a pilot performing at an air show in iowa was killed when the plane he was flying crashed and exploded in front of thousands of spectators. >> he's down. >> oh! >> the accident happened yesterday at the quad city air show in davenport. home video appears to show three planes flying in formation when the soviet era military jet on the right started to fall to the ground and then it exploded. federal investigators are looking into the cause of that crash. no one on the ground was hurt. new this morning, pilot
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error and contamination of fuel tanks likely caused a fatal plane crash at long beach airport last year. that's according to investigators with the national transportation safety board. five people died when the plane crashed at the long beach airport in march of 2011. investigators say fuel truck contamination caused that plane to lose power during takeoff. they also say the pilot could have likely regained control of the plane if he had undergone more training. in election 2012 news, at the top of the hour, president obama will speak at the university of colorado in boulder. air force 1 landed at buckley air force base outside of denver last night. colorado is a toss-upstate in the election. it's the president's second visit to colorado in a week, and his seventh this year. during a stop yesterday in iowa, another battle ground state, the president summed up the republican convention. >> if you didn't d.v.r. it, let me recap it for you. [ laughter ] >> everything that's bad is
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obama's fault. and governor romney is the only one who knows the secret to creating jobs and growing the economy. >> after colorado, president obama will head to ohio tonight, where republican challenger mitt romney and his wife ann campaigned yesterday. >> one of the promises he made was he was go doing create more jobs, and today, 23 million people are out of work or stopped looking for work or under employed. >> don't expect to see romney campaigning during the democratic convention this week. he is scheduled to go home to new england to prepare for the three presidential debates in october. romney exhibited his playful side during a flight to new hampshire last night. there's a tradition where reporters on the back of the plane scribble questions on oranges and roll them to the candidate at the front of the cabin. romney bowled back the orange which asked him if ohio senator rob portman would emulate president obama during the mock debates. romney wrote back, yes.
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well, house democratic leader nancy pelosi will be among the bay area speakers at the democratic convention. it officially opens tuesday. at the time warner cable arena in charlotte, north carolina, first lady michelle obama will speak that night. former president bill clinton will address the convention on wednesday night. and vice president joe biden will speak thursday night around 6:30 pacific time. president obama will deliver his acceptance speech around 7 p.m. from the 70,000 seat bank of america football stadium. we will have live coverage of the democratic national convention for you all week long, beginning tonight. ktvu's ken pritchett will report from charlotte through thursday, when president obama is scheduled to address delegates. the chief of staff for a u.s. immigration and customs enforcement or i.c.e. is resigning. at least three employees have made allegation of inappropriate sexual behavior against suzanne bar. the complaints are related to a sexual discrimination and retaliation lawsuit filed by senior i.c.e. agent in may.
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barr was appointed by the obama administration and had been a long-time aid to the secretary of homeland security. well, new this morning, the u.s. is temporarily halting its program to train local afghan police. insurgenting posing as afghan recruits have recently attacked american instructors. at least five were killed last month. the u.s. says it needs time to properly vet recruits. it's important to note, only local police training is suspended. 350,000 afghan soldiers and national police officers are not affected. a new mobile job store is helping military veterans get back into the workforce. it's called hero to hired website. it helps veterans narrow down employment searches match their interests and site. they're visiting 200 cities across the nation providing information about job openings. there's only 10 stops in california and tomorrow and tuesday, organizers will bring their mobile truck to travis air force base. they'll set up at the air force support center from 2 to 6 p.m. tomorrow, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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on tuesday. well, a school district is trying something new this year. how they plan to crack down on violence among dating teens. >> a warmer weather pattern is headed to the bay area for your sunday afternoon. at this hour, it's a cool start to the morning. mostly sunny in some cases, patchy, dense fog in others. we'll look at what's going on in your neighborhood coming up. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow. you guys have it easy.
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legendary song writer hal david has died. ♪ do you know the way >> david put san jose on the musical map with do you know the way to san jose. he also wrote lyrics for some of the biggest hits of the '60s, including i say a little prayer, and rain drops keep falling on my head. david died in los angeles yesterday of complications from a stroke. he was 91 years old. for california lawmakers have approved highway memorials for two san diego teenagers who
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were murdered after being kidnapped and sexually assaulted. a bridge over lake hodges will be named after 17-year-old chelsea king. the teenager went missing during a run back in february of 2010. a portion of the highway near the san diego zoo safari park will also be named after amber dubois. dubois went missing in february, 2009, but her remains were not found until march of 2010. john gardner was found guilty of killing king. he also questioned to killing dubois. the fremont united school district is trying something new this year. they are working to prevent teen dating abuse. the school board voted to proclaim next february dating violence awareness month. according to the contracosta time, fremont is one of four school districts in california to officially say teen dating violence is a major issue. now, according to the national statistics, 10% of high school students have been hit or abused by their dating partner. 20% of teenage girls who experience dating violence don't attend school because they do not feel safe.
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and more than 70% of teens reported that their dating partner spread rumors about them by cell phone or on social media sites. the state legislature has abandoned debates on a controversial bill that would change the way teachers are evaluated. the bill would create a uniform teacher evaluation system that would be used statewide. teachers would also receive more performance reviews, and classroom observation. opponents say the bill would burden financially-strapped districts, but supporters say they plan to bring it up in the next legislative session. health officials are warning parents to be on high alert after a rise in whooping cough cases. so far this year there have been more than 28,000 cases reported across the nation. that breaks the record set back in 2010, when there were more than 27,000 for the entire year. california was the heart of the last record outbreak in 2010. a reported one-third of all cases with 9000 people being affected. 10 infants died from the
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illness that year in 2011 there were 3000 cases and no deaths. so far this year, california has only reported 355 whooping cough cases. vector control will be fogging for mosquitoes in mountain view, after two birds and mosquitoes tested positive for west nile virus. the area of treatment is in the southern part of the city. the fogging is scheduled for tuesday at 11 p.m. this is the second time vector control has fogged in mountain view this year. all right. time now is 9:25. and it is warming up nicely to make a beautiful sunday of our three-day weekend. >> yes. >> rosemary delivering up the nice forecast. >> yes. if you like the summertime heat, it's going to be back in time for the second half of your weekend. today into tomorrow, with labor day being the warmer day. right now outside our doors, mostly sunny skies. no some cases and in some areas, patchy dense fog. look at the gray just inside the bay. it is right along the coastline, visibility down about a quarter mile, into our
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north bay valleys, as well. napa and santa rosa both reporting visibility down to a half mile in some cases. when it is patchy and dense, it catches you off guard. you may have clear skies and then a wall of fog right in front of you as you're driving through. be careful, upper 50s, low 60s outside the door right now. starting to see a rebounded in the temperatures around the bay area. areas near napa started out in the 40s, and now 52 degrees. so an improvement there as well. the marine layer being compressed and pushed down to the ground level, this by high pressure. that's going to bring us the warmer weather in the afternoon. if you are headed to tahoe it will be nice here as well. 70s in the forecast with mostly sunny skies. the overnight lows a bit chilly, down to about 40 degrees tonight. and for labor day evening, if you're sticking it through. your mostly sunny skies will again be was through the afternoon, and the warmer conditions, as well. 88 for concord, 89 livermore, 83 san jose. along the peninsula, upper 70s to low 80s. from san mateo down into
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mountain view, 70 degrees in the city, 85 santa rosa, as well as napa. heating trend will continue through monday, leveling off on tuesday, slightly cooler wednesday and thursday. back to you. food trucks in san francisco, reaching out to their community. how they are using the trucks to help feed the homeless. >> plus dozens of homes are still threatened as a wildfire continues to grow in mendacino county. how many homes it's already destroyed.
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breaking news out of vallejo. two people transported to the hospital, and an investigation into an officer-involved shooting is under way after shots fired and a neighborhood there overnight. welcome back to mornings on 2, everyone. it's sunday, september 2 and i'm mike mibach. >> and i'm claudine wong. that breaking news is still going on out there right now, when news of this officer- involved shooting in vallejo came across early this morning. it happened on pepper drive and b.w. williams drive. you're look at video just received into the newsroom within the last hour. police say they opened fire during a traffic stop when they saw a weapon in a car and they say they felt threatened. two men were shot and taken to the hospital. a woman who told us that she is the mother of one of those men tells us her son has died, but police have not confirmed that yet. police have told us the men in the car did not fire shots at the officers. ktvu's allie rasmus will have a live report coming up. we're also following
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breaking news out of san francisco. the c.h.p. is trying to figure out what caused a van to fall off the freeway and into a cal train yard. these are exclusive photos to ktvu from that scene. now the accident happened near 16th and vermont on southbound 101. you can see the front of that van completely smashed in. the driver was transported to the hospital. we are still trying to figure out his condition. and here is a look at some of the other top stories we're following this morning. if you travel on the dumbarton bridge, get ready to find an alternate route. the dumbarton bridge is closed again today and it will reopen at 5 a.m. tuesday. crews are performing work to make the bridge safer in an earthquake. today friends and family are gathering at a hospital where a san jose firefighter has been placed in a coma after suffering a heart attack on the job. a vigil was held for frank ryan last night. and san jose police say a hit and run was gang related. it happened before 10:00 last night in the area of nunez drive and flickenjer avenue.
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investigators say there was a verbal dispute and when the driver tried to leave he allegedly rammed into a woman and a man. officers were able to track the driver down and arrest him. firefighters say exposed electrical cords may have sparked a fire at a commercial warehouse in menlow park overnight. that fire broke out around 11:45 at a warehouse on haven avenue. when firefighters got there, they found a 10-foot stack of wooden pallets burning. the fire caused about $25,000 in damage to the building. peninsula authorities are investigating two separate cases of men trying to lure teenage girls into their cars. a 16-year-old girl said the man approached her on the 400 block of mastic an in san bruno thursday afternoon. a few hours later a 13-year-old girl says a different man drove alongside her in the area of dwight road and bay water avenue. he asked if she wanted to earn some money. in both cases, the girls walked away. the first suspect is described as a bald-headed man in his 40s. second man in his 30s with short blond hair, and wearing
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black framed dark glasses. well, new details this morning about a missing teenager who was found safe after being kidnapped from her home in henderson, nevada. members of a s.w.a.t. team found 17-year-old melissa duran bound and blindfolded on the floor of a las vegas apartment yesterday. less than 24 hours after she was taken and held for ransom. two men are in custody and detective says they may be connected to a landscaping company owned by duran's father. >> on friday at 7:30 in the morning, a parents' worst nightmare occurred. a young girl was abducted from her home. >> officers also say it appears duran did put up a fight during her abduction. in albany woman accused of stabbing an elderly man to death in his kennington home will plead guilty. she is accused of stabbing the 81-year-old man in the chest last month. a caretaker says he and the
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woman were romantically involved. but argued frequently. oakland police are investigating two craigslist related robberies that happened within 24 hours of each other. on friday night they say a person was robbed at gunpoint while meet 5g craigslist seller near 73rd avenue. and yesterday a potential car buyer was robbed at gunpoint near 62nd avenue and outlook. if you are looking to make a purchase from craigslist, police have issued some safety tips for you. and you should insist on a public meeting place. also consider having a friend accompany you and use a cashier's check or money order instead of cash. vallejo police have arrested two teenagers suspected in a spring of burglaries. a woman on the 100 block of canyon way called police yesterday afternoon. she said someone kicked in her front door and she was hiding in the bathroom while one person ransacked the home and the other acted as a look out. they have been identified as 19- year-old carl bohns and 18-year- old michael clark aspects by police and police say further investigation revealed those two might be responsible for other burglaries in the area.
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well, union city police officer has resigned after being convicted of a misdemeanor count of lewd conduct in public. back in february 2 women accused 37-year-old shaun mace of expoagz himself in a fremont home. mace was arrested in april and placed on paid administrative leave. last month he was sentenced to three years of probation and ordered to pay an $800 fine. a san jose man has been arrested for causing trouble at a house party near redwood city after he was kicked out. that 20-year-old man showed up uninvited to the party on hurling game avenue early yesterday morning. he was asked to leave but then punched the host and later returned, allegedly firing a single shot through a window. no one was hit by the bullet. he was arrested shortly after the incident. if cause of a fire that destroyed two homes in concord is under investigation this morning. that fire broke out just after 2:00 yesterday morning, in a garage of a home on margo drive. within minutes, the flames had spread next door. everyone inside those homes got
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out safely. after a neighbor saw the flames and started banging on their windows. smoke alarms inside the houses did not go off. fire officials say responding to the fire was a bit of a challenge because the closest fire station was down one engine crew because of budget cuts. no one was hurt. political activists plan a labor day rally outside chevron's richmond refinery tomorrow morning. they accuse the oil giant of polluting the air from the bay area to the amazon. they want company executives prosecuted for last month's fire. demonstrators expected to attend include war prophetter cindy sheehan will demand the country nationalize the energy industry and run it under labor and community control. a wildfire continues to threaten homes in mendocino county. two more houses were burned yesterday, bringing the total to seven homes destroyed. more than 20 additional houses are still threatened. the fire has burned nearly 41,000 acres and is 58% contained. a santa rosa man is facing charges after authorities say
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he threatened a fire with a shotgun after a fire came upon a marijuana garden. it happened during evacuations on thursday. good morning to you. a warm finish is in store for the second half of your holiday week. giving you a look here over oakland. blue skies this morning. plenty of sunshine, in places we saw plenty of cloud cover just yesterday morning. concord, livermore, san jose, all waking up with sunny skies over the north bay, we have patchy dense fog to contend with that for the next hour or so. we're seeing it along the coast as well. the trough that brought us the cool-down earlier in the weekend now out of here. a ridge of high pressure pulling in from the desert southwest. that will warm us up. anywhere from 5 to 8 degrees from the coast to the bay. inland 10 to 12 degrees for the afternoon. this high pressure and the sinking area associated with it really compressing that marine layer. it's about a third of what it was yesterday morning. and it is now down towards the
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ground, bringing patchy dense fog. so along the coast as well as the north bay valley locations, napa, santa rosa, and back to the coast, half moon bay reporting visibility anywhere from a quarter mile to half mile visibility. so it's a tough one if you are going to be out driving, out and about it 4r take another hour or so before it finally starts to dissipate and burn off. cool start, but now numbers already starting to warm in areas like fairfield, 63 degrees, 61 in livermore, 60 san jose. around the bay, 50s, 57 in oakland, 58 for hayward. into the north bay. mid 40s to mid 50s is where we started the morning. now 52 in santa rosa, 54 in napa, and for the afternoon, we are look at, again, seasonal temperatures rebounding back to where we belong in napa. 85 for you today, 85 in santa rosa, 80 degrees for san rafael. 71 in sausalito for the art festival today. 76 in oakland, if you're going to the pride celebration for the afternoon. 78 in hayward. upper 80s to low 90s for the inland east bay. danville 88, 89 for livermore. into the south bay, santa
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clara, valley looking good. and warm, 90 degrees morgan hill, 87 los gatos. 83 in san jose. if you're headed to santa cruz for today, sunny and warm. 78 expected for the afternoon. 82 redwood city. 77 san mateo, 74 san bruno. 70 in the city is going to be a nice day in the city, although this morning waking up with the fog and it could be a little patchy and dense in your neighborhood as well. the extended forecast, the warm- up will continue. temperatures soaring above average by labor day monday. by tuesday, though, subtle changes may be a tad cooler in some spots. a little bit of a bigger cool down will come wednesday and thursday. back to the desk. well, the gulf coast may be cleaning up from flooding coseyed by hurricane isaac but some parts of the country are welcoming the heavy rain. in the midwest farmers have been suffering from the worst drought in years and they are desperately hoping for significant rainfall. rainfall in missouri is nine to 15 inches below normal. and isaac isn't going to erase the losses from the droughts
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but farmers are hopeful they could see three to five inches of rain. the drought is also having a disastrous effect on many of the foundations of homes. because of the lack of moisture that is causing the soil to crack. foundation and basement repair specialists say they can barely keep up with the demand. one expert says damage to homes is probably the worst since the 1950s, and could end up costing more than a billion dollars. insurance rarely covers damage caused by drought. several large protests are planned at the democratic national convention. they include a demonstration by illegal immigrants, about three dozen of them are riding a bus from arizona to charlotte. they say they want to put a face on immigration, and stop deportations. >> i've been here for 16 years. life as an undocumented person is not easy. it's hard. being -- knowing the fact that one day you may not return home. the worst feeling ever, i have a seven-year-old. >> the undocumented workers say the u.s. deports illegal
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immigrants every day by loading them up onto buss and transporting them from arizona to mexico. san jose based grocery chain mi pueblo fused announced it will start checking whether future employees are eligible to work in s. they say it will use the e verify system to confirm employment status through government records. the store says the program will not affect current employees. in recent months, the chain has come under fire from some workers who say it punishes people who complain about working conditions. mi pueblo says it complies with all labor laws. san francisco wants to use food trucks to help the homeless. they hope to staff a sole food truck with 12 to 14 home lings people. dusty who now directs the organization hope says the truck will provide better food options in a neighborhood with mostly liquor stores and fast food. city officials hope that truck is going to offer the homeless a viable way to make a living. another city program
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championed by dusty did go into effect last month. the city is offering panhandlers a small stipend to care for puppies from shelters to make them ready for adoption. in exchange the applicants aren't allowed to panhandle on the streets. the city says applicants will be screened to make sure they can care for a dog. applicants must be living in supportive housing 1k3-g not on the streets. the a's, i guess it's safe to say they're a very hot team. today they look to sweep the red sox out of town. >> plus police are on the scene of an officer involved shooting. >> and a live look outside. this is highway 24 in lafayette. no problems there, out there in the east bay. it's 9:43. this is mornings on 2.
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good morning to you. mostly sunny outside our door. for many, some of us dealing with a little patchy dense fog. temperatures holding in the mid 50s toe low 60s at this hour. changes are coming to the way guards watch over napa state hospital. according to the napa valley register, starting friday, hospital officials plan to close four observation kiosks surrounding the fenced hospital area. and in exchange, you're go doing establish a follow plan where the guards will now rotate between the other kiosk station. that plan was spelled out in a letter from the office of labor relations earlier this month. houses in sacramento are drawing the attention of bay area home buyers. according to the sacramento bee, developers in a subdivision surrounded by vineyards drawing in buyer loss want the same feel of the napa valley but at a cheaper price. the homes are on five acres of land and cost a million to 1.4 million dollars. similar sized homes in the napa valley cost between 3 to 5
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million dollars. time to recap some of the top stories we're following this morning. a man was killed after being shot in oakland around 9:15 last night, at 53rd street and martin luthur king boulevard. no arrests have been made. and we continue to follow breaking news of an officer- involved shooting in vallejo. it happened earlier this morning on pepper drive and b.w. williams drive. police say officers opened fire during a traffic stop when they saw a weapon inside the car and felt threatened. two men were shot and transported to the hospital. a woman who says she is the mother of one of the men tells us her son has died, but police have not confirmed that piece of information. police have told us that the men in the car did not fire shots at the officers. ktvu's allie rasmus will have a life report coming up. the cal bears are finally back playing at memorial stadium, but their homecoming was ruined by the university of nevada. nevada led the entire game but cal came back to tie it at 24 in the 4th quarter on this 13-
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yard touchdown pass from quarterback zach maynard to freshman wide receiver chris harper. nevada, though, retook the lead on this two yard score with 36 seconds left in the game. they would go on to beat cal 31- 24. now despite the loss, cal's newly renovated stadium received rave reviews from students and alumni. >> three! two! one! [ cheers and applause ] >> school officials held the ribbon cutting ceremony at the 50 yard line, and afterwards it was kickoff. is t. sell out grad of more than 63,000 people packed the new memorial stadium. improvements included a seismic upgrade, better views over the field and more comfortable seating. >> it's like everything is just newer, it's like hey we're here, we're cal we're going to come back and go hard. >> some are predicting cal's next home game will be an easier one. they play southern utah next saturday. the giants will try to win their series against the cubs today before heading back to
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san francisco. yesterday the giants got all the offense they would need from newly called up xavier natey. he was a giants growing up in salinas. he went to cal and went right to work, clearing the bases with this double in the 1st inning. tim lincecum took advantage of that run support tiking out 7 over 6 and a third. giants win 5-2, and have a four and a half game lead on the dodgers. one day after beating if red sox 20-2 the a's bats stayed hot. they scored 4 in the 3rd inning, two on this brandon inning double. just minutes after he dislocated his right shoulder. that was his last at bat of 2012. he will have season-ending surgery on that shoulder. but the a's still won it 7-1. they'll try their ninth straight win today. as they go for the sweep against the red sox at the coliseum this afternoon. marine biologists are trying to figure out a heart- breaking mystery in south florida. a pod of 22 pilot whales beached themselves in fort pierce yesterday and that prompted a massive rescuist.
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you can see some of the hundreds of volunteers that rushed to the beach to try to help those whales. they poured water over the whales to try to cool them down and tried to keep them right side up to help them breathe. >> they were getting crushed by the waves and kept getting turned sideways, their blow holes were covered with water, they were literally drawing because whales are mammals and need oxygen to survive. >> despite the effort, only five whales did survive and they were taken to a fishery for rehabilitation. whale watchers in southern california witnessed an unusual sight. it seemed as if the two blue whales you're looking at right now, two males were fighting near dana point yesterday. the video was taken from a whale watching boat and the captain said he had never seen anything like it before. >> they could be playing, too, don't really know, but >> we don't know. >> but exciting video to see. i love watching whales. starbucks trying something new. how they are recycling old food products and turning them into something you can use at home. >> a warmer day is under way for your sunday afternoon. we'll look at what you can
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we're continuing to follow breaking news of that officer- involved shooting in vallejo. it happened early this morning on pepper drive and w.b. williams drive. channel 2 reporter allie rasmus is live at the scene to explain why police say they opened fire during that traffic stop. ali. >> reporter: claudine, this shooting happened outside a home on pepper drive and b.w. williams drive. the crime scene is right here behind us. two men in their mid 20s were shot by vallejo police officers. they were sitting in that white thunderbird car that you're looking at. the two men were related. one was the brother-in-law of the other. and the family of those two men confirms that one of the two men died from his injuries at kaiser hospital in vallejo this morning. >> i been at the hospital, and they refusing to let me see him. and they -- they told me it was a forensic thing. almost 8:00, and then they came out and told me that he had
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died at 5 something this morning, and they refused to let me see my son. >> reporter: now this officer- involved shooting happened just after 4 this morning. witnesses tell ktvu that the two men were sitting in that white car parked in front of a family member's home. two vallejo police officers pulled up in front of the car, told the men to put their hands on their heads. one of the victim's sisters says she was looking out the window of the family home and she says she watched her brother and brother-in-law do that, put their hands on their head. she says a short time after that police opened fire and she did not know why. a vallejo police sergeant told ktvu this morning a different story. he wouldn't say why the officers were here, why they approached this car in the first place but that sergeant says the two officers spotted a gun inside the vehicle, felt threatened, and that's why they opened fire. that sergeant told us that the two men in the car did not end up firing the gun. it was only the officers who fired their weapons in this shoot-out that happened here. now obviously, this is a
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developing story. they have the street closed off. you can see some of the evidence markers on the street, and that white vehicle where these two men were shot is still parked in the middle of the street. and off to our left here there are a number of community members who have come out, and they're asking questions, they're concerned about what happened. and a short time from now, we are going to go over to vallejo police, and talk to someone, talk to one of their lieutenants on camera to get more information about this. we'll have more on this story on ktvu channel 2 news at 5 today. live in vallejo, allie rasmus, ktvu. more airports across the nation rupp dating their terminals. san francisco and sacramento are two airports in our area that have seen the biggest changes in recent years. many cities are throwing in millions of dollars for improvements. aviation officials say the upgrades are needed to accommodate the growing number of passengers. in 1960, 62 million passengers boarded planes at u.s. airports. last year that number went up to more than 800 million. aviation officials estimate the total number of passengers will go above 1 billion in the next
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decade. starbucks is experimenting with a new food recycling program, instead of dumping its left over coffee grounds and pastries, the company wants to put them through a bio refinery process. that process involves turning food waste into materials that can later be used in plastics and laundry detergent. tomorrow is the last day of operation for a favorite roller coaster at the santa cruz beach board walk. you might have ridden the hurricane. it's going to be dismantled and shipped to its new owner the western play land amusement park in new mexico, and now that 20-year-old hurricane is going to be replaced by a ride called undertow. the five and a half million dollar rotating ride is being built in germany right now and should be in santa cruz by next summer. the sand castle building competition gets under way in san diego today. this is some of the works of art created yesterday. organizers brought in 300 tons of sand for the contest. the grand prize is $20,000. the sounds of grease will
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once again fill the air on the peninsula today. [ music ] >> it's the frond annual belmont greek festival. there's greek food and dancing again today and tomorrow. at the church of the holy cross. lots of festivals this morning. and rosemary, let's check in with a last look at the weather today. >> it's going to be gorgeous in belmont in the afternoon for the festival there. mid 50s to mid 60s this morning. still a little patchy dense fog. if you're joining us along the coast in the north bay valley locations, visibility about a quarter mile in some cases. that will be improving over the next half hour or so. by noontime low 60s at the coast. widespread 70s for the inland areas and for the afternoon, our temperatures going to soar back to that seasonal average. we're looking at mid to upper 80s, near 90 for the hottest spots. 60s along the coast. 70s around the bay. it's just going to be a nice day. 89 expected today for areas like fairfield, as well as
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livermore. 83 in san jose. 90 degrees morgan hill. off to the north bay where we have a lot going on there for today. 85 in santa rosa. low 80s in petaluma for the afternoon. if you are going to the parade for the little leaguers, the extended forecast, temperatures will actually climb above the seasonal norm as early as tomorrow. labor day looks tore the hottest day and we level off by tuesday, wednesday into thursday, and rolling the numbers back into the upper 80s, for the hottest spots, mid 60s along the coast. the unofficial end of summer not bringing an end to summer. >> i wasn't ready to say goodbye yet. >> me, neither. >> that is our report for this morning. thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. >> and join us for our next newscast at 5:00. you can check us on facebook and twitter. thanks for joining us this morning. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. ivers. blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no, we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was.
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